First off, what?? I won a Goodreads giveaway!? What in the heck is up with that? I have never heard of anyone winning one of those things, likely due to the fact that the number of people entering is typically about 142,209,931 and the number of available copies is 1. Anyway, I got an ARC,… Continue reading “Latitudes of Longing” by Shubhangi Swarup: ARC Review
Hey! I wrote another thing! I had the chance to review another book for MuggleNet's Book Trolley, so you should go read it 🙂 Illustrated by artists Ale + Ale, the world of H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine is brought vividly to life in this edition from Rockport Publishers’ new Classics Reimagined series. The story,… Continue reading Book Review: “The Time Machine” by H.G. Wells, Illustrated by Alessandro Lecis and Alessandra Panzeri — MuggleNet.com Book Trolley
OMG, it me! I'm alive! Here's proof: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bv7dameHahy/ I've been living in sunny Florida for over a year now, being a librarian, living with my boyfriend, and spending most of my time and money being a Disney passholder (see Instagram account, which is basically all Disney now). It is quite excellent. I still volunteer at… Continue reading I’m alive and I wrote a book review! Book Review: “Literary Places” by Sarah Baxter — MuggleNet.com Book Trolley
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich. Recorded Books: 2011. Narrated by C.J. Critt. I read a Stephanie Plum novel! And I listened to an audiobook! Or rather, I listened to a Stephanie Plum audiobook! Woot! Explanation: I'm taking an Adult Pop Lit/reader's advisory class (which I've said before, sorry) and had to read many… Continue reading “One for the Money” review: or, I listened to an audiobook! Here’s how that went.
This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki. First Second: 2014. Hello, blog! I miss you a lot. *hugs* Let's start catching up on reviews, shall we? I read This One Summer this summer because I had heard wonderful things about out it, and a YA graphic novel was quick enough to fit in among… Continue reading “This One Summer” review: singing the song of purple summer
Mirror in the Sky by Aditi Khorana. Razorbill: 2016. I read a book! It's called Mirror in the Sky, and it was written by Aditi Khorana. (I couldn't figure out an intro to this post - could you tell??) I heard about his book from Kristina Horner, a YouTuber who does a lot of BookTube stuff. She read it… Continue reading “Mirror in the Sky” Review: or, what happens when you force something into YA
Difficult Women by Roxane Gay. Grove Press, 2017. Look at me cranking out blog posts! It's time for another review of a book I read for the Resist Readathon I'm running as part of an online book club I co-manage. This was our feminist pick. Difficult Women is a collection of short stories by Roxane Gay, a well-known… Continue reading “Difficult Women” Review: not what I expected
In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero. Henry Holt and Co: 2016. I read In the Country We Love for the online book club I run through the Harry Potter Alliance as part of our Resist Readathon. We chose four books on various topics relevant to the resistance, and this was… Continue reading “In the Country We Love” Review: It’s about the journey, not the writing
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Balzer + Bray: 2017. Ok. I honestly don't know how to even write this review. Usually I have at least a little bit of insight to share during a book review, and if I don't, I don't write a review. So. Why am I reviewing this book, then? TBH,… Continue reading “The Hate U Give” Review: What is there to say, really?
Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2015. I picked up Milk and Honey because I kept seeing it everywhere and didn't know much about it. I didn't even know it was a book of poetry, so that was a nice surprise which led me to actually read it right away instead of putting it… Continue reading Review: Milk and Honey